Lagula, Laguḷa: 3 definitions
Lagula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Laguḷa can be transliterated into English as Lagula or Lagulia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
laguḷa : (m.) a cudgel.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Laguḷa, (cp. Sk. laguḍa, Marāthī lākūḍa, Hindī lakuṭa stick. The word is really a dialect word (Prk.) and as such taken into Sk. where it ought to be *lakṛta=lakuṭa. Other etym. connections are Lat. lacertus (arm), Gr. lέkrana, lάc; Old Prussian alkunis elbow; and distantly related E. leg. See Walde, Lat. Wtb. s. v. lacertus. Cp. P. bhuja1 & ratana) a club, cudgel Vin. III, 77 (enumerated with var. weapons of murder, like asi, satti, bheṇḍi, pāsāṇa etc.); Miln. 152, 351 (kodaṇḍa-laguḷa-muggara), 355 (kilesa°); J. VI, 394; Vism. 525 (°abhighāta). (Page 579)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lagula (लगुल).—A club, stick, staff, cudgel.
Derivable forms: lagulaḥ (लगुलः).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Lagulahasta.
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